Is a Credit Score of 740 good?

A credit score is a number that is determined by a person’s credit history. A good credit score opens up a lot of choices for you financially. The biggest benefit of a good credit score is being approved for financing at the best interest rates. A low interest rate means saving tens of thousands of …

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FAQS | personal finance | credit card debt | student loans | student debt

FAFQ: Should I Pay Off Credit Card Debt or Student Loans First?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this Frequently Asked Financial Questions Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Should I …

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private student loans | student debt | debt repayment

FAFQ: Am I totally screwed with private student loans?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this Frequently Asked Financial Questions Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Am I totally …

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my credit score | personal finance | FAQS | money questions | credit score

FAFQ: How important is my credit score?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this new Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. How Important is My Credit Score? …

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personal finance | FAQS | money questions | Will my student loans really be forgiven | debt | budget

FAFQs Series: Will My Student Loans Really Be Forgiven?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this new Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Will my student loans really be …

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personal finance | FAQS | money questions | Can I afford to buy a house? | debt | budget

FAFQ: Can I Afford to Buy a House?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this new Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Can I afford to buy a …

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personal finance | FAQS | money questions | How much do I need to have in savings? | debt | budget

FAFQs: How Much Do I Need to Have in Savings?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this new Series. Today, I’ll answer the age old question, How much do I need to have in savings? So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently …

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personal finance | FAQS | money questions | do I really need a budget? | debt | budget

Frequently Asked Financial Questions: Do I Really Need a Budget?

Frequently asked financial questions are questions that I’ve seen pop up over and over again.  I thought I’d take the time to answer them in this new Series. So each post will have a short quick answer to these frequently asked financial questions followed by a longer more detailed answer. Do I really need a budget? …

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